Head of Events - Agency

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary£60k per year
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameSabrina Pattison

Job description

HYBRID WORKING - 3 DAYS IN OFFICE!!!  Career defining opportunity!!! Are you an experienced Event Director / Project Director / Account Director looking for that next step in your career?


The Company

This well-established and successful event business has an impressive client list and is well known in the industry for delivering engaging events that range from conferences and meetings through to product launches and travel incentives. With offices spanning across the world, this agency has gained an excellent reputation from their services to employee recognition - they are one of the best within the industry!

Offering a truly rewarding and supportive working environment where teamwork knows no bounds this is a great opportunity to establish an excellent career path within a forward thinking and progressive global agency.

A fantastic opportunity to join a global full-service events agency and lead a team!


The Role

Within the role as Head of Events you will work closely with the client and your account team on a range of events across the globe. This senior level role will be crucial within the business, and key responsibilities include:

  • Leading on larger scale, complex events
  • Line management, training and team development
  • Monitoring service level agreements across the accounts and projects
  • Maintaining and improving department efficiency
  • Financial reporting and forecasting
  • Strategic business growth, collaborating internally with the sales team
  • Key account management and development
  • Overseeing event logistics end to end through the team


The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum of 8 years demonstrated experience in project management within the event management and production industry
  • Proven track record in effective leadership and experience in training and mentoring team members.
  • Experience in leading an operational team.
  • A knowledge of all major suppliers and relevant MICE products and destinations
  • Knowledge of project management processes, standards, and procedures

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.

We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Vacancy Ref: SP12464